Kamuela, Hawaii Personal Injury Lawyers
Hawaii Personal Injury Lawyer with 42 years experience
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He was born and raised in South Kona on the Big Island of Hawai`i. He is the son of John L. Olson, founder of the firm. Peter has assisted his father at the firm since he was five years old.
Peter received his Juris Doctor and Environmental Law Certificate from Univerisity of Hawai`i at Manoa's William S. Richardson School of Law in 2005. After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Glenn...
Robert was born and raised in Kona. He attended Konawaena Elementary and graduated from Hawaii Preparatory Academy in 1995, where he ran track, cross-country(Captain), and played basketball. At HPA received the Career Athlete Award.
Robert attained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1999 at Brandeis University in Massachusetts (Cross Country - Captain, All-American). Robert received his Juris Doctor Degree in 2002 from Western...
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Bates College of Law (Houston) 1988.
After thirty years of hammering insurance companies in Texas, I chose to live the dream and move to Maui, Hawaii. Texas is tough, and so are the court systems. But I was a winner there, and I'll bring a sharply honed set of skills to bear on your case here in Hawaii. I'm a tough, smart trial lawyer with the resources to file your case and win it. I'll hire experts on liability and damages. I'll cross examine the hell out of the opposing witnesses....
Mr. Apo was born on Maui and attended High School at Kamehameha Schools in Honolulu, Oahu. He then went on to attain a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Whittier College in California. After graduating from the William. S. Richardson School of Law, Mr. Apo worked as...
Injured in an accident?
When a person is injured, tort law will govern whether that person may be compensated for the injury, the amount of compensation that may be recovered, as well as which parties will be liable for the injury. Tort law, also known as injury law, comes from federal and state codes, as well as judicial opinions from prior cases. The amount of damages a plaintiff to a personal injury action may receive can be determined by statute, or by a judge or jury. Typical recoveries may include compensatory damages (e.g., lost wages, medical bills, etc.) and in particularly egregious situations, punitive damages. In some cases, a plaintiff may recover certain non-economic damages such as pain and suffering, loss of consortium, or loss of enjoyment of life.
Personal injury lawyers help injured people seek compensation from those who have harmed them. Some injury attorneys focus on a specific type of case, such as truck accidents, car accidents, slip-and-fall injuries, medical malpractice or products liability cases. If a person is injured as a result of criminal behavior, it may be appropriate to pursue a personal injury lawsuit in addition to the state's criminal investigation or prosecution.
Many personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation to evaluate your claim.
Negligence: Failure to use care which a reasonable and prudent person would use under similar circumstances.
Joint and several liability: A legal doctrine that makes each of the parties who are responsible for an injury, liable for all the damages awarded in a lawsuit if the other parties responsible cannot pay.
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